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a plant with san francisco that it didn't follow the city's healthcare law. they will spend $320,000 some of that about $200,000 to current and former employees who were eligible for healthcare benefits but didn't get any. a city investigation discovered the chain charged customers a surcharge without using the money for healthcare as required. >>> over time is taking a big bite out of the muni budget in san francisco. 22 of the biggest overtime earners in the city last year were muni employees. they racked up a total of $18 million in overtime. ten muni supervisors made more than $100,000 in overtime according to the "chronicle." >>> bart is proposing changes to deal with overcrowding at its montgomery and embarcadero stations in san francisco. the transit is planning on removing large seating disks in the middle of the platform and replacing them with thinner benches. bart will also take out rarely used pay phones. there is a proposal to charge riders extra who get off at the two stations during peak hours. >>> 5:40. smog so bad you can't se
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by afsmee under president lee saunders, the largest public employee and healthcare workers' union in the entire country doing great work and you can find out more about their great work at their website, www.afscme.org, making america happen. eric byrnes in studio with us as a friend of bill from bullfight strategies. >> good morning >> bill: regular team here this morning, peter. >> hey, hey. happy monday. woo-hoo >> bill: following social media on twitter and footballing. with this busy inauguration week getting started, we are joined by amanda turkel managing politics managing editor for huffington post. good to talk to you this morning. >> thanks for having me. >> gradlad you are there. a week from today, the official ceremony. yesterday was the official dress rehearsal for the inauguration what's anticipated? big but not as big as last time for the inaugural ceremonies this week. >> absolutely. president obama's first inauguration was one of the most anticipated events people very many seen in quite awhile. there was a purple tunnel of doom.